Laugh #8
(July 1988)

Archie, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
seven times per year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Barcode
076956145096
Editing
Victor Gorelick (editor); Richard H. Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reggie [Archie] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guys, let me tell you how I won the Central game!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper

The Bozo of Bagdad (Table of Contents: 1)

The Mighty Archie Art Players / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited as Stan G.)
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
satire-parody; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews [as Ali Bubu]; Hiram Lodge [as The Caliph]; Veronica Lodge [as The Princess]; Jughead Jones [as Ali Bubu's Pal]; Reggie Mantle [as Prince Raeggi]; Dilton Doiley [as The Prince of Delhi]; Betty Cooper [as the Princess's Handmaiden]
Synopsis
Barred from marrying the Caliph's daughter because of his commoner status, Ali Bubu comes to the Caliph's aid against invading Mongol hordes in hopes of proving himself.

In a Word (Table of Contents: 2)

Moose [Archie] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Big Moose
Genre
teen
Characters
Moose Mason; Pop Tate; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Moose tries doing crossword puzzles to help his thinking.
Reprints

Museum Mayhem (Table of Contents: 3)

Sabrina & Esmeralda / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Golliher
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited as Stan G.)
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; teen; humor
Characters
Sabrina; Esmeralda
Synopsis
To relieve her boredom at a natural history museum, Esmeralda brings all of the stuffed animal exhibits to life.
Reprints
Keywords
elephant; museum

Model Muddle (Table of Contents: 4)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited as Stan G.)
Inks
Rod Ollerenshaw
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Feature Logo
Josie and the Pussycats
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown; Alexander Cabot III
Synopsis
The girls dissolve the band and head to New York to become fashion models.
Reprints

Riddles (Table of Contents: 5)

Dilton's Puzzle Pals / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee; Aunt Hilda; Hot Dog

Loser Takes All (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Doug Crane
Inks
Jim DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Dilton Doiley
Synopsis
At the carnival, Betty and Veronica grow bored watching Archie and Reggie try to out do each other at the midway games.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; skee ball
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Guys, let me tell you how I won the Central game!"]
    Reggie [Archie]
  2. 1. The Bozo of Bagdad
    The Mighty Archie Art Players
  3. 2. In a Word
    Moose [Archie]
  4. 3. Museum Mayhem
    Sabrina & Esmeralda
  5. 4. Model Muddle
    Josie
  6. 5. Riddles
    Dilton's Puzzle Pals
  7. 6. Loser Takes All
    Archie and the Gang
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